Water Sports Articles


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Article | May 20, 2016
America's Anglers: Following the Current   

Whether it’s bass fishing, deep sea angling, fly casting or anything else, fishing is big business with great potential for economic impact. The... More>>



Millennials
Article | April 20, 2016
Getting Millennials into Sports Means Letting them be Kids   

Millennials are poised for world domination, someday. In the meantime, they enjoy escaping back into childhood periodically. And that just might be... More>>



USOpenSurfing
Article | March 23, 2016
Prior to Olympic Selection Time, Surfing Stirring the Waters   

Surfing, one potential sport in 2020, has in its favor a youthful vibe and the potential to bring in viewers. But one thing wasn’t in surfing’s... More>>



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Article | February 10, 2016
Inside Events: USA Underwater Hockey   

USA Underwater Hockey is a player-driver organization, focused on supporting and promoting underwater hockey. The sport is played six-on-six with two... More>>



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Article | January 27, 2016
Inside Events: USRowing   

With the summer Olympics in Rio on the horizon, USRowing, the national governing body for the sport of rowing in the U.S., is ready for its close-up.... More>>



SurfLessons
Article | January 27, 2016
Top Trending Spa Sport: Surfing   

The 2016 "Spa and Wellness Trends Report," noted that surfing was at the top of the trending wave in travel, and it rocked the meeting planning... More>>


Article | January 13, 2016
Rio’s Water Pollution: Lots of Problems, Few Solutions   

How dirty is the water in Rio? Dirty enough that Olympic sailors are considering wearing plastic coveralls and surgical masks. One already got MRSA.... More>>



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Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism   

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories... More>>



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Article | August 25, 2015
Blue Communities: Trends in Water Sports   

When local communities leverage their waterways into sports venues, great things happen. Sports tourism brings in the people, and residents too start... More>>



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Article | July 15, 2015
Inside Events: USA Water Polo   

The Olympic sport of water polo is fast, athletic and incredibly demanding. And USA Water Polo, its national governing body, is working to continue... More>>



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